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UFC 142 Results: Edson Barboza Sleeps Terry Etim With Spectacular Head Kick Knockout

The first bout of the evening at UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes is Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza. This is a lightweight fight, meaning 155 pounds. This bout is airing on FX. The referee in charge of the action is Dan Miroglitta.

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ROUND 1 - Etim lands a double, but Barboza stands right away. Both fighters standing orthodox. Etim shoots again and this time Barboza butterfly sweeps Etim to the side. Barboza stands. Hard outside leg kick from Barboza. Extra hard shots from Barboza to Etim's legs. Nice left hook by Etim, but Barboza responds. Etim shoots a takedown again, but it's stuffed and he eats a right to the body. Hard inside leg kicks, twice, by Barboza and now a one-two. Spinning back kick from Barboza lands.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Barboza

ROUND 2 - Barboza firing hard leg kicks over and over to Etim's legs (mostly on the outside). Etim is getting chewed up here. Jab to the body by Barboza. Etim is stalking, but he's hesitant and getting caught with combinations. Etim nails a double, but Barboza stands immediately and shucks Etim off. Excellent left to the body followed by a right hand from Barboza. And more outside leg kicks from Barboza as the round expires.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Barboza

ROUND 3 - Barboza opens up again with a leg kick, but Etim fires back. And just like that, a spinning heel kick from Barboza puts Etim to sleep immediately. An incredible knockout from Barboza. Absolutely sensational.

Edson Barboza defeats Terry Etim by knockout at 2:02 of round three.

UFC 142 RIO results:

Edson Barboza defeats Terry Etim by knockout at 2:02 of round three
Thiago Tavares defeats Sam Sout by unanimous decision (scores not read)
Gabriel Gonzaga defeats Ednaldo Oliveira by submission (rear naked choke) at 3:22 of round 1
Yuri Alcantara defeats Michihiro Omigawa by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Mike Pyle defeats Ricardo Funch by TKO (referee stoppage) at of round 1
Felipe Arantes defeats Antonio Carvalho by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)